1997 Ford Mustang User Reviews

1997 Ford Mustang Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 52 reviews

  • Performance:3.9 out of 5 stars3.9 out of 5 stars3.9 out of 5 stars3.9 out of 5 stars3.9 out of 5 stars 3.9 / 5
  • Appearance:4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars 4.3 / 5
  • Build Quality:4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars 4.1 / 5
  • Overall: 4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars 4.3 / 5

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PROS
"ride" 28 reviews
"power" 22 reviews
"speed" 8 reviews
"fuel economy" 8 reviews
"cheap car" 6 reviews
CONS
"fuel economy" 10 reviews
"power" 6 reviews
"ride" 3 reviews
"handling" 2 reviews
"intake" 2 reviews

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Displaying 21 - 30 of 52 1997 Ford Mustang reviews.

Vincent writes:
1997 Ford Mustang STD Coupe Review
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4

Pros

Fun and reliable

Cons

you can't handle a fast car

65

Great Cheap And Easy To Mod Performance — Performance - great acceleration, good brakes, good handling Build Quality - under construction. Great car so far Appearance - Very simple interior and stock has an ok exterior... Headlights and tailights are a must to replace and it makes a huge difference. Cost of Ownership - 17mpg city but hasn't had any breakdowns yet Fun to drive! Easy to drift

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Jeff writes:
1997 Ford Mustang GT Convertible Review
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3

Pros

Noise, A little power, Ease of finding Parts

Cons

Gas Guzzler, Heavy, Common, Stereotype

85

97' Gt Convertible — For starters, its a great, cheaper way to make power. And when purchasing a first car as a 16 year old, pony cars is what came to mind. After owning it for a while, and driving an assortment of cars, it has a Mustang-esk heavy nose that zaps alot of the fun out of driving the thing. The sound is great, but handling needed alot of work. To combat that i added H&R Racing Springs, KYB Adjustable Dampers, Auto Power Rollcage (to stabilize the flexiflyer chassis), Steeda Subframe Connectors, Steeda Strut Tower Brace, UPR Castor Camber Plates, 13" Cobra Brakes up front, and the assortment of power mods, Intake, ignition, ud pullies, exhaust. After the modding was done, the car was decent in the handling department, but if i were to buy any pony car ever again (including camaros and firebirds), it would be an 04' SVT Cobra. The nose is even heavier, but they have a ton of power, so it makes it diverts your attention from the negative. My biggest complaint of all pony cars is the absolutely dirt chassis. It makes cornering feel like something you just do to get to a straight away rather than trying to extract all you can out of each corner. I have yet to drive a new mustang or camaro tho, so we'll see. Based on the track Record of both GM and Ford, i dont expect to see much though

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Chris writes:
1997 Ford Mustang STD Coupe Review
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5

Pros

look

Cons

nothing

35

Mustang Makes Class — all you have to know its a mustang one of the best standard types of cars out. classic candy red brings out the sport car look. only problem with it is its been in the garage an need new tires, water pump an censors. 51k miles so on verage it gets about 4.8k miles a year.

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Jay writes:
1997 Ford Mustang GT Coupe Review
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5

Pros

very fast n very loud when done right

Cons

uneven weight ratio causing rear to fishtail easily

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Fantastic — the most popular muscle car in american history...range in all colors and style....many side company have made their own versions....Currently you can go buy one in probaly 15 diffrent styles..over the 40+ year history there are HUNDREDS....some slow as hell for those gas savers...and sum 1000hp monsters...is up to you what u wanna get...smoke dat damn 100,000+ car next to you at the light....or have grandma teach u a lesson lol

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Stephanie writes:
1997 Ford Mustang GT Convertible Review
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5

Pros

mustangs are my passion.

Cons

its not yours (;

65

I Love My Car And I Would Never Trade It For Anything End Of Story. — My review?? Well I've barely ever had to take it to the garage for repairs and when I have its been the usual stuff. I hate when other people touch my car. Gas mileage isnt a factor. But as far as. being great on gas, shes alright. But im not complaining about that. Interior needs some love and thats my next step. Shes really funn to drive. Shes got an auto tranny but might change to stick. bottom line idc if you dont like my car shes my baby and im driving it and you never will so no need for this (;

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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Nicolas writes:
1997 Ford Mustang GT Coupe Review
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5

Pros

cheap,powerful, looks amazing, easily moded

Cons

Everybody has one

35

Sn95 Mustangs — Car has decent power for the price these cars cost. I love driving it gas milage isnt to bad for being a V8 but thats the price you pay when you have one. Turned heads with the loud exhaust and black bullit rims.

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Joce writes:
1997 Ford Mustang GT Coupe Review
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4

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power

Cons

winter

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Have Fun! — What I love the most about this car is that it is not so expensive, relly easy to upgrade, good torque and most of all it does'nt break! You almost can't find a better deal if you want to ride in the low 13s daily driver on the 1/4 strip without coming back home on a towing!

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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Tim writes:
1997 Ford Mustang GT Convertible Review
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4

Pros

Ragtop with a V8

Cons

Not a lot of quality for a muscle car

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Cheap Fun — The best way to sum up the old girl is... It was was it was. It was a fun car with the ragtop, tire smokin V8, leather seats and all that... and it was fast. Never found top end, but I know at 130mph it had more on the table. For being a GT model I was surprised at low quality parts Ford used. The plastic intake manifold surpised me when it came undone one day. But hey, it was a sweet car for cheap money.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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Gina writes:
1997 Ford Mustang STD Coupe Review
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5

Pros

Fun and economical

Cons

If passengers have long legs.

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Very Dependable. — Love my car. It has really good handling. It seems to have good quality, the person that had it befor me rear ended someone, but it was an easy at home fix and it passed inspection just fine. It has good gas mileage and is easy to maintain.

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Randy writes:
1997 Ford Mustang GT Coupe Review
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5

Pros

THe low mileage and chrome wheels

Cons

that I dont have the money to upgrade it more

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Best Gt In Town — This car is great. Fast and fun to drive. Fun for friday nights to take to the track. It is pretty affodable as I got a great deal on this one. If you like speed and attention from your cars this is one I would recommend.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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